To survive in a time of rapidly changing technology, colleges and universities need to change their existing business models. Each higher education institution needs to develop a strategy that will take advantage of the opportunities presented by technology-enhanced learning to expand its educational mission and provide flexibility for its students.
A Kind Reader sent in (sort of) this link to an article about an initiative in Irish libraries. Under the new initiative, patrons will be able to access libraries and check out books, even after hours when there are no librarians or other staff. They’ll even be able to use the computers all night.
The patrons will be monitored like crazy, but if Ireland’s anything like the U.K., everyone is used to that whenever they walk out on the street anyway. Here are some details of the plan:
Vince Cable, Ministro del Commercio e dell’Industria britannico, ha annunciato che entro il 2015 la città di Milton Keynes (nel sud est dell’Inghilterra) impiegherà sulle proprie strade una flotta di 20 mezzi in grado di guidare in modo autonomo, senza l’intervento del conducente.
Byod, ora si lavora con il proprio smartphone Corriere della Sera Un acronimo che sta per Bring Your Own Device, ovvero la possibilità di utilizzare i propri strumenti informatici per svolgere compiti aziendali, dal leggere le email sullo...
The potential of social networking sites in education is huge and we need to capitalize on it to enhance our professional development and consequently improve the quality of our instruction. Searching for articles on this topic , I came across Doug Johnson's post on the 10 social media competencies for teachers [http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2010/7/31/top-ten-social-media-competencies-for-teachers.html ]. I like the competencies Doug included and decided to make an infographic featuring all of these skills. Have a look and share with your colleagues.
Anche su eBay si potranno utilizzare monete fatte di bit. Questa l’indiscrezione che da qualche tempo gira per la Rete, basata su un brevetto pubblicato in dicembre che adopera gli stessi termini tecnologici di un bitcoin (token, checkout di pagamento tramite provider) senza però esserlo.
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